Our beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather (Opi), John Benno Karl Kossin, age 86, died October 24, L 1990 in Bountiful, Utah.
He was born December 20, 1903 in Danzig, Germany, the son of Johann Gottlieb and L Maria Katharina Otto Kossin. He married Martha Groening on November 19, 1929 in Danzig. In 1954 their marriage was solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. He loved the church that came into his life as a young man. Next to his love and devotion for his family came his love of music. He enjoyed his sixteen year association with the Golden Years Orchestra of Bountiful. He also enjoyed genealogy, fishing and helping others with wood working projects. He was a High Priest in the LDS Bountiful 7th Ward. He served in many church positions in Germany and America always loving those that involved music the best.He is survived by his wife, three daughters, Dagmar and Kurt Mudrow, Helma and Robert Bair, Margit and Lynn Kuehne; two sons Erhard and Heidi Kossin, Bruno and Colleen Kossin; 20 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren all Bountiful; three nephews and one niece. Preceded in death by a daughter, Elinor and a grandson, Jeffrey.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 27, 1990, 12:00 Noon in the Bountiful 7th Ward chapel 1250 South Main. Friends may call Friday evening from 7-9 p.m. at Russon Brothers Bountiful Mortuary Chapel, 295 North Main and Saturday at the church 10:45 a.m.-11:45 a.m. prior to the services. Interment in the Bountiful City Cemetery
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